Kosher Wine – Production

Question

When making wine what can a non observant Jew help with if he is the one teaching. For example can he show me how to crush the grapes by hand?

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7 months

Answers

  1. A non-religious Jew can show how to crush the grapes but any juice that is produced cannot be drunk. That means that anything that the non-religious Jew is doing simply to show others how to produce juice and turn it into wine is absolutely permissible but the end result is forbidden for consumption.

    There is an article about the subject that you may find helpful that can be read at:

    Kashrus in Wine Manufacturing

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